Action in Burma :: Colonel J. B. Chaplin

Action in Burma :: Colonel J. B. Chaplin soon to be presented for sale on the sparkling BookLovers of Bath web site!

London: P. F. Smith, 1984, Hardback in dust wrapper.

Laid in 2 ms. from the author regarding party invitations both dated 18th October 1944. Includes: Black & white photographs; Maps; List of abbreviations; Glossary; Frontispiece; Appendices (3);

From the cover: Colonel JB Chaplin, DSO QBE, better known as Charles, was commissioned into the Royal Regiment of Artillery from the Royal Military Academy, (the Shop), in September 1932. He seived in Mountain Artillery in India and Burma for nearly thirteen years from 1935, firstly in 16 (Zhob) Mountain Battery which he eventually commanded. In 1938 he was posted to the Mountain Artillery Training Centre in Ambala where he was able to enjoy two good seasons of pigsticking and polo.

In 1940 he raised a new mountain battery, 28 Mountain, in Peshawar where he had the pleasure of whippin…

Introduction by: Major-General D. Tennant Cowan

Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Gently bruised at the head of the spine and the top corners of the boards with commensurate wear to the dust wrapper. Private book plate to the pastedown.

Blue boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. (xii) 212 (xiv-xviii) pages. 8½” x 6¼”.

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